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Brian Williams Is Very Concerned About the Spread of Fake News

vlcsnap-2016-12-08-13h23m20s751-e1481221444911-650x429MSNBC host Brian Williams earlier this week called out president-elect Donald Trump and members of his transition team for their history of spreading fake news.

“Another former general in the Trump circle is receiving new attention, his National Security Advisor-designate Mike Flynn,” Williams reported Wednesday. “Flynn’s son was fired by the Trump transition team today for passing on fake news story via Twitter.”

“But his dad, the retired Army three-star general, has passed on a few gems himself,” Williams noted. “Here are a few: [Hillary Clinton] is involved with child sex-trafficking and has secretly waged war on the Catholic Church, as well as charges that [Barack Obama] is a jihadi who laundered money for Muslim terrorists.”

“As we talked about here last night, fake news played a role in this election and continues to find a wide audience,” he lamented, citing Trump’s reliance on Breitbart for a news source.

Before joining MSNBC, Williams was previously the anchor of NBC’s Nightly News.

Watch above, via MSNBC.

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